A new book from Melbourne University Publishing that chronicles the history and events that led to Melbourne being a graffiti art mecca of the world is due to be released on July 1, 2009. The book, titled Kings Way: The Beginnings of Australian Graffiti, and written by Duro Cubrilo, Martin Harvey and Karl Stamer, is an in-depth look at Melbourne’s graffiti roots from 3 people who were there from the start.
The hardcover book is being sold in 3 variations — two limited edition versions with alternate covers and one general release with the cover you see in the image above. With about 1200 color images on 384 pages, Kings Way is sure to keep your attention for quite a while. It’s no doubt a must-have for any graffiti buff residing in Melbourne or elsewhere.